Olympic Hot Springs Road Closed
The Elwha Valley's Olympic Hot Springs Road is closed to public entry beyond the Altair Campground during removal of the Glines Canyon Dam. Olympic Hot Springs is not accessible from the Elwha.
Places to Go
Diversity is the hallmark of Olympic National Park. From the lush canopy of the rain forests, to the sandy beaches of the coast, to the majestic overlooks of the rugged, glacier-capped mountains, Olympic National Park has a great deal to offer.
The following list of destinations may help you decide where to start your travels through Olympic National Park. Here you can find important information regarding the nature of the area, how to get there, recreational opportunities, and where to go from there!
Exploring the Mountains
Roads to Hurricane Ridge and Deer Park provide vehicle access to the park's mountain wilderness.
Exploring the Forests
Exploring the Coast
Here you will find wide, sandy beaches, rocky headlands and views of wave-battered offshore "sea stacks".
Did You Know?
Olympic National Park protects the largest unmanaged herd of Roosevelt elk in the world. Olympic was almost named "Elk National Park" and was established in part to protect these stately animals.